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CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. they looked at the impact of floods in countries like india and parts of asia, what it would have on neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as our most important life support system and the vehicle through which we'll feel the impacts of climate change whether it's drought, desertification, seasonality of rivers, where before they ran year-round, all of that is going to change the world as we know it. host: we will get to viewer phone calls in a moment. i want to give folks a look at some of what blue august is about on planet green this month. here's a look. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cen
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 10:00am EDT
, israel, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of approximate a series of differen iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candid
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
. and also, how about this? an idea to curb an explosion in population growth in india. guess what the idea is. >> yeah, this is one that you wouldn't think about. we'll tell you what it is coming up. 24 minutes after the hour. ♪ >>> well, could shows like letterman and conan be considered birth control? well, india's health minister thinks so. he's out with startling advice about sex this morning. we'll let sarah take it from there. we're all curious, what's this all about? >> reporter: well, john and kiran, there are a lot of people laughing at this idea of using television as a way to keep people from making babies here in india, but the population issue is a big one here. just take an idea about this. listen, india has more than three times the number of people as the u.s. crammed into about 1/3 of the space. so as you might imagine, the population growth and population control are a big deal because of resources, the environment, and also just the standard of living. but let's just hear what people and how people reacted to this latest idea of using television to keep people from hav
CNBC
Aug 7, 2009 4:00am EDT
in india, as well. india will be an economy we will take far greater notice of as the years go by. i agree totally in the decoupling. we are continuing to see that shift in economic power from west to east. we have too just to it. you have to adjust to it. far more severely than we do. it isn't something that is going to go away. but it cannot done and we will do it. but whether it will be deflationary or not, i'm not quite sure. >> meanwhile, howard, if i can just change tax slide, a large part of the rally in europe has been from financials. but we heard from rbs today who added realism. >> yes, they did. it has been an amazing week. yes, we were very glad the it's all over. what a week for banks. the good, the bad and the ugly. well, if the ugly is royal bank of scotland today, then we can actually live through it. but you know, the bottom line is that there's still a massive write-off here. banks are not performing in the way, the manner which they need to. there's a lot of clearing of decks to do and there's a lot of change of strategy still to come. but well done to those like hsbc a
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of different respects and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candidate to hav
ABC
Aug 1, 2009 6:00pm EDT
prosperity and will push that message next week during a visit to india which has been hard hit by the recession. >>> the university system of maryland plans to cut jobs and freeze hiring. the university has to cut more than $37 million from the budget. the proposal calls for laying off 24 people and eliminating 151 open positions, saving $12 million. other cuts include $3 million of travel expenses, the library budget, and computer support. >>> coming up -- a funding shortage. is to put the brakes on the cash for clunkers program. drivers are still cashing in. we >>> drivers are rushing to car dealerships, looking to trade in gas guzzlers for new models, to take advantage of the cash for clunkers program. congress is working on last- minute efforts to keep the program funded. >> cash for clunkers appears to be a victim of its own success. the $1 billion program had been scheduled to run through november, but after less than one week, it is nearly out of money. that is when congress came in, hours before leaving on its august recess, voting to add $2 billion to the program to ke
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 8:30am EDT
india. we learned from democrat senator claire mccaskill that, quote, if we go too far with this, that is cap and trade, then all we are going to do is chase more jobs to china and india where they've been putting up coal-fired plants every 10 minutes. in sum, we have a slew of hearings in three unsuccessful votes on the senate floor. actually i'd say four because we rejected the kyoto treaty in the beginning. the democrats taught us that cap and trade is a great big tax and will raise electricity prices on consumers i would have to say in a regressive way, send jobs to china and india all without any impact on global temperature, so off we go into the august recess secure in the knowledge that cap and trade is riddled with flaws and that democrats are seriously divided over one of president obama's top domestic policy priorities. and we also know that according to a recent polling the american public is increasingly unwilling to pay anything, as the polling has shown, to fight global warming. but all this does not mean cap and trade is dead and gone. it's very much alive as demo
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 2:00am EDT
medicine. last week after working for years only with the generic drug companies principally in india and south africa, we announced our first big agreement with a large pharmaceutical company, pfizer, the biggest of all, has agreed to work with us to cut the price by 60% of the only drug we know that is affected at treating tubular chlorosis with people who have had aids for a long time. in other cases, all this medicine almost makes the conditions were spread half a million people die from this disease who have aids. the interactions of the madison and the t.b. medicine is often not good. the fact that they were willing to cut the price 60% will save a couple hundred thousand lives a year within two years. that is answering the how question. we tried to do the same thing in climate change where we are working with 40 cities around the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by retrofitting public housing, or big public buildings, or changing the street lights, or putting in new led streetlights in los angeles, or making ports more efficient, are working on better public transportat
FOX
Aug 19, 2009 11:00am EDT
lank you -- sri lanka and india are teaming up with the national zoo for a celebration. >> and holly is there to talk about it. >> reporter: first i want to show you, it's ladies day at the pool here. we have amicca and shanty getting a water spr. but it's hot out here. when you weigh 9,000 pounds, you have to cool off some way. i'm not in here alone. i'm standing in here with marie galloway who is the elephant keeper and she's treated us for a super behind the scenes day today. thank you. >> your welcome. >> reporter: we talk about it being hot out, how is it for them? >> elephants are adaptive, but heat is not their favorite thing. >> reporter: so they're complaining in their own way. i hear you. well we wanted to talk about what is going on on saturday, because that's why we're here. and it's a super special celebration. someone is sneaking up on you right there. but it is celebrating asian elephants and what we have here at the national zoo. so tell me what will happen on saturday. >> saturday we'll have booths and things for people to come and see and put their hands on and expe
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
-- the manufacturing jobs that were in america and were moved to countries like india and china. i think that they are experiencing an industrial revolution much like what we saw in the 20th-century. i think that they are developing a middle-class while we are losing our middleclass. i also think that for an economy to do well, there has to be a strong middle-class. that is indicative when you look at consumer spending indexes. we just don't have the money. we don't have the dollars because we don't have manufacturing jobs that developed are middle-class. guest: that is exactly right. that is the essence of the book, which is that china and india have replicated the success in developing this industrialized economy. by opening of their labor force to more exploitation, it does speak to the myth of gdp. you have a growth but poverty grows at the same time. the loss of manufacturing jobs is really such a central element to both this recession and the declining living standards in terms of the exploitation of people, but declining marriage rates, unraveling of our society and many other cou
CNBC
Aug 27, 2009 4:00am EDT
this market. and the sensex in india, only market trading on the up side right now, up 0.3%. overall, a weak picture here in terms of crude oil and nymex crude. down 21 cents. concerns about global demand weighing on this, nymex, $71.22 a barrel. brent is falling, as well, down 30 cents, $71.35 a barrel. mike, good to see you. how are the futures looking today? >> good afternoon, christine. good to see you, as well. and the futures at this point are looking like the dow is going to shoot for straight eight with seven consecutive days tying its longest win streak of the year. it looks like we could have a mixed open at least in about 5 1/2 hours time from now. moving on to the treasury market on the back of another relatively successful auction yesterday of two year notes and ahead of another auction today of seven year notes, we do see the bund yield creeping up at 3723%. yesterday, the price went up just a little bit on the benchmark ten year t-note and the yield came down and that trend is continuing, although it's basically unchanged with yesterday's close right now at 3.43%. and then mov
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 2:00am EDT
they looked at the impact of a flood in countries like india and and parts of asia, and neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as are most of will and life support system and the vehicle through which we will feel the impact of climate change, weather drought or desertification, floods, rising sea levels, melting glaciers, seasonality of rivers creag before they ran year round. all of that is absolutely going to change the world as we know it. host: with we'll get to your phone calls. we have folks waiting. i did want to give folks a look at what's blue august is about. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cent
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 5:00pm EDT
of people, people from india, for example. >> that's probably the biggest town hashlgs but when you have people from around the world, log on to twitter or facebook or cnn.com, that is a the biggest town hall you can have and the biggest conversation. are you hearing anything from the administration? >> well, they have all our e-mails but we haven't heard back. i have friend, by the way, in the administration. >> and they're aware of if. >> they are aware of it. they do follow it. there isn't anything by the way, insidious about it. they have their view about how to do health care. but they do acknowledge there are difference of opinion. >> overall, as pie said, i talked to you guys about this, when the media comes out and they see like signs or screaming or yelling or someone with a gun, that's what the pictures are going to be and ultimately it distracts from the real issue on this. online is a way really to get past all of that and to get people's real concerns about what is going on. do you think that there are great ideas that are coming from the social media that we are not hearing
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and india you have to have a strategy for economic growth and economic to filament in a period of considerable challenge. our argument is if we want to build a safe prosperous and free future we need to create the most productive most creative most entrepreneurial pro-market economy that runs on smart and effective economic regulation. let me be clear. i believe if you set out and say well what maximize their are ways to do that. you said what maximize the number of small businesses created by small business there are ways to do that. if you said how can i have the most continuous process of innovation we know how to it just doesn't fit the political elite definition of the future which is high techs, bigger shocker c and politicians entered. so, long term we're going to need budgetary reform legislation. it's interesting the last congress more than a dozen bills introduced to establish entitlement and budget commission's but if all the legislation did was have the same old conversation within the same old frame work you in fact wouldn't achieve very much. you end up with a com
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 10:00am EDT
-- question was on the geography between pakistan and india. is it critical that the united states try to play a role? that's on really problematic with respect to the indians in terms of defusing tensions between india and pakistan. is that outside 9 postal -- the portfolio of this group? >> it is outside the portfolio of my job. on the other hand, i am in constant touch with the indians. i met with the indians continually. the new ambassador in washington and i have had dinner recently and she and i are in close touch. i go to indio whenever the schedule permits. i stress we're completely transparent. the secretary of state and my close colleague assistant secretary for south asia, central asian affairs bob blake and i were in india recently and the indians are a major factor in the region. they're the dominant power. improveb -- improving u.s.-indian relations ha been a continual goal of the last three u.s.strations, all which i think have been successful in that regard, starting with president clinton's trip in 2000. i will keep the indians fully informed and i have an indian counterpart w
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 10:00am EDT
if we don't have an energy policy. china and india are pressed to take the rest of our jobs. their energy policy will hand them to them. because we won't compete. available, affordable energy. it's the mother's milk of the future of our country. and if we don't have a vibrant country we will never have the resources to pay down the debt. if we don't drill, opec will. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage national blogger with hot air.com ed forcey. ♪ ♪ >> good morning. i hope you're enjoying a great lineup here for americans for prosperity foundation. what a great conference. absolutely. so i'm thinking to myself, americans for prosperity. i don't know, some of you may remember a time when that would have been considered a redundsy. americans for prosperity. it's like saying swimmers for getting wet weather. america was built for prosperity. this is the thing that people don't remember, a lot of people don't think about. some people just flat out deny. america was built for prosperity. people will tell you that american prosperity was an acciden
FOX News
Aug 30, 2009 7:00pm EDT
for at least several more days. india, seven of eight monkeys stolen from a zoo have been recovered. police getting them back by pretending to be black market smugglers telling the thieves they wanted to buy the animals. they're rare bra citizenion marmsets, sadly one of them died. mexico, michael jackson fans by the thousands coming together to celebrate the king of pop's birthday. the crowd claiming they broke the record for most people dancing to the song thriller. ormsers claim nearly 13,000 people participated and are now awaiting confirmation from folks at the guinness books ♪ thriller, thriller . >> that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. a dramatic rescue caught on tape as a city councilman suffers a heart attack on live tv. and that video is just ahead. also, an update on those wildfires raging out of control in california. we're showing you live pictures right now of that scene north of los angeles. thousands of people forced from their homes, told to evacuate as hundreds of firefighters struggle to contain eight separate fires. we'll speak with a congress
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
's a sport that dates back to ancient times in india. actually, looks like a lot of fun. the game is set on a bamboo pole. wham, wham, wham. they hit each other with a pillow until one falls off. the people who live in this indian village say the sport is so dying off as children take up more modern sports like soccer and volleyball. because of that, they held a special festival to promote the sport and urge the town's kids to get involved. whoa! >> i can't imagine why that sport is dying off. that's news 4 midday. thanks for joining us. be sure to tune into news 4 at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00.
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 5:00am EDT
warnings sending pan you bed residents foot streets. first quake registered a 7.6 and it hit nar india. falling debris killed a woman when another temblor shook tokyo. the two quake are likely not related and they hit about 10 minutes apart. >>> in taiwan, taiwan television says a helicopter with six crew members has crashed in a typhoon rescue mission. # 60 typhoon victims have been rescued from the area around a remote mountain village buried in a mudslide. many more are still buried. the mudslide triggered by the typhoon that dropped as much as 80 inches of rain over the weekend. in eastern china, another landslide has toppled seven apartment buildings and it is not clear how map people may be trapped. >>> divers will be back out on the hudson river this morning trying to remove more wreckage from saturday's deadly midair crash. crews are scouring the murky water. they located the small ailane and the body of the final victim inside of it. nine people were killed. divers have already removed the mangled chopper. politicians and aviation experts are beginning to brainstorm ways to pa
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 9:00am EDT
they tend to move them around because they fear a pre-emptive attack from india. so they move these weapons around and if there were an insider to help the terrorists get ahold of one of these weapons while in transit that's a definite problem but again the problem is inside not blasting their way in to a nuclear base. >> talking about those who might be blasting their way in, the president said he is confident the u.s. could make sure the arsenal is secure because the army recognizes the hazards of weapons falling in 0 the wrong hands be you have if people inside, who are muslims or supporters of taliban isn't that a problem with some in the military they could be supportive of the terrorists as well? >> sure. we don't expect the president to say anything else. we won't say he is worried an the security of the weapons or where they are. we are worried about religious penetration of the lab and its work force. that's the big worry. the point i made in my column today, no number of predator drones can find the secret agents inside of there. technology has its limits and what we need are good
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 5:00pm EDT
into africa. they even made it to india. but first there is someone he would love to see. that will all be made into a documentary. >> my son will get a camera to take her picture when, you know, i drive up across that bridge into the farmhouse. that will be a surprise. because you know, she is danish, as they say, danish. i know that the word she will use. >> that is them reporting. they say that the documentary, they will call all of them and still trying to raise the money to take that trip. >>> that is less than an hour away. and they are sitting in for them tonight. joining us live with a preview. what's going on? >> hello, derek. coming up tonight, an exclusive investigation into a battle that has erupted into aarp. president obama said that the senior groups, they supported the healthcare reform. but the aarp, they are saying not so fast. and now thousands of members, they are leaving. we'll have the inside story and much more tonight only on the rbs evening thus right after nine news now. we hope you'll stay tuned. back to you. >> all right, thank you very much for that. >>> and
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
of the next space race. a lot of people say you have china and india wanting to return to the moon by 2020. >> korea just lunched something. >> it will be interesting to see what happens. no one knows what is next for nasa right now. >> you will keep us up to date on what is going on. >> here's howard. >> i can't imagine us not doing something. >> what are we going to do? we bring all of the stuff to the international space station and leave it. >> that's the current plan but there is a chance of expanding it. we will have to wait and see. >> let's talk weather. obviously everyone has been worried about danny the last couple of days now that we have a tropical storm and now that that we have a tropical storm tracking to the east coast. eyebrows are raised. the good news is i think it will stay owoff shore. much better than a land fall around here. if it makes land fall it might be southeast massachusetts or nova scotia. i color enhanced the cloud tops and the coldest ones are big thunderstorm and a lot of action is east of the center. the center being on the western side of that. the lates
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2009 7:00am EDT
american jobs here, create jobs for americans. i called one time to the help lines and i was calling india. i want to talk to an american. we could use that money to lower the deficit here. that is about all i have to say. host: one of the headlines this morning is in the front page of "the washington post." ben bernanke to be reappointed as the fed chairman. we will hear from the president in about 35 minutes live from martha's vineyard, the renomination. senate confirmation hearing the fall. the reappointment would take effect in january of next year. we have and we will continue to be covering these town hall meetings here on this network all this week. we will show you a cross section of democrats and republicans as they meet with their constituents. one of the hearings will be live tonight in northern virginia, a town hall meeting from the reston, va., with congressman jim moran. joining him will be former chairman of national democratic committee, former dr. and governor of vermont, howard dean. a writer for the fairfax county * will be at the town hall meeting and also with freshman
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
to expand its capability to strike land targets. that is a potential threat to india, according to senior administration and congressional officials. meanwhile, there is a related store this morning on the front page of "the washington post," with this headline -- the u.s. says metrics to assess or success. -- war success. back to your calls come stan from oklahoma, is this the scary season for obama? caller: yes, it is. i think there is much to begin. as much as i was impressed with the personal tributes to senator kennedy yesterday from his family, particularly, i think there is something unseemly about the emphasis on health care bill. i know that he passionately wants to get something approved, but there is much work to be done. we cannot ignore the fact that the majority of american people do not approve of the health plan as it is now. host: let me read you something based on the republican radio address from a mike enzi. this is in both the washington post and the new york times. a republican member of the senate's gang of six healthcare negotiators sharply criticized democratic su
HLN
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
promoting a film about racial profiling. people were really upset about this in india. the indian government said it is taking this up with the u.s. embassy there. a u.s. customs official told the associated press that the questioning was part of a routine process. >>> a group the veterans got the welcome they missed when they returned home from vietnam. this special ceremony was held at ft. campbell, kentucky. many vets say when they originally came back from vietnam, they were often met with angry protestors and not welcome home ceremonies. a spokesman for ft. campbell says he hopes there are more ceremonies like this one at other bases. >>> a possible tornado ripped up trees and tossed around cars. this is in southern florida. according to local reports, 23 homes in cape coral were damaged. there were also three fires because of lightning. neighbors met yesterday cleaning up the damage. >> the power was out. we couldn't close the garage door and stuff was flying in the garage and sucking out of the garage. it was crazy. >> as everything swirled and slapped around, things were over here. t
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, one hears that the russians have been selling more advanced weapons to india, they have also sold some advanced weapons to malaysia and i understand indonesia. they have, obviously, a deep oblem with japan because of the northern territories, but nevertheless, if the rusans were to see their relationship with china as in some respects inhibited, aren't the assets avaible to the russians to, if you like, increase their livery somewhat? >> well, the russians have been trying to exercise those. they understand that, and so, for example, the arms relationship was always something that implicitly if the tensions became worse, the russians could do what the united states did after tiananmen which was cut that off. but now the chise can develop a lot of this stuff indigenously, so that leverages decline. the oil and gas we discussed, it's something that russia's been trying to use to, say, threaten or not threaten but really just bargain off china and japan and other countries to get them to pay higher prices, and the chinese for a while, you know, pretty much stood on their terms. now the ru
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CNBC
Aug 3, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. now asia is producing for asia. because we have this very big market of china.a. we have india as well. and japan is still a very big economy, even if it's in recession. >> the world is watching to see how china will make this transition from an export-led economy to a consumer-led economy. you think that transition is well on its way? >> we are seeing it. we are feeling it in the philippines. china buys of course a lot of electronics and minerals from us, which fuels their industries, which are also export oriented. but at the same time china is buying a lot of fruits from the philippines, and that is for the consumer economy. >> i want to get your take with regard to what's happening in regard to rice. a couple of years ago we saw rice prices soar. how do you avoid a situation like that happening again? >> well, we've learned a lesson. the economics of rice has changed. because you know, like the philippines, we are -- rice is our staple. we really eat rice all the time and in big quantities.s. but our country is an ark pell ago with lots of mountains and we don't have great plains l
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the whole thing when he was a soldier in india. but you can read condensed versions which a actually pretty good. gibbon is very wrong about religion. but he's very right about a lot of things, too. and it's just splendid, splendid reading. edmond burke, reflections on the revolution of france. i know everyone likes to put this book on their list but i hope a of you have read it and absorbed it. and if you haven't i encourage you to do so. the first time i came to washinon and started interacting with my fellow conservatives, i thought they must not have read this book. i remember going to a party that was thrown by someone who's quite famousight now, and he was a celebration of the french revolution party because to him this was a great blowor libertarian and democracy and all this sort of thing. i thought you've got to be kidding me. i thought it was crazy then and i still think it was crazy now. the premiums hat areital crucial and true are things that i think rub a lot of people in a knee-jerk way the wrong way. weave the famous line -- the age of chivalry isgone, that of economists and
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
are to impose sanctions to try to turn off the trade taps of this country. china and russia and india continue to trade with this regime. it's had limited effects. now, there's talk of whether there's time to repraise it and perhaps it's the beginning of a channel or dialogue opening up. he managed to meet the man in charge. it's significant they allowed him to meet her. >> all right. we appreciate you hopping on the horn with us. we'll check in with you, again. jim webb is not on a official state department mission. he serves on a subcommittee. still, he's a high ranking u.s. official. he did get the white house blessing to go on this trip, even though he is not going for the president or the state department. it was breaking news here, betty. this american, this saga, a weird saga that started in may. >> he's on a mission from god to save her. i think something dan said that was important, he's facing a lot of ill bszs, physical illnesses. he had several siezures while waiting for the trial to end. perhaps it was part of the whole grand scheme. imagine what would have happened if he had to s
NBC
Aug 10, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for understanding. >>> another world record fell today in india. this time it is the coveted record for standing at the top of a ladder while riding a motorbike. the previous record was eight hours. but it should be noted that the record-holder took several breaks. today a dare devil rode for eight hours straight without a break and he stood on a 15-foot ladder the entire time. the record-breaker is a number of the indian military and is part of a motorbike dare devil team. the unit prides itself on taking challenges. they hold at least four world records.
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 2:00am EDT
the energy race with china and india? the answer is yes. we well, we have that in america, oil reserves throughout the west that rival saudi arabia's deposits, also ail in alaska, and other states. do the authors of cap and trade want to tap into that? no, we have coal reserves that have been referred to as the saudi arabia of coal. these are in kentucky, ohio, west virginia, montana and wyoming. do the authors of cap and trade want to tap into that? no america has that and more. we have the uranium, wind, solar, bio mass and hydropower. we have it all and can develop it in a responsible way. the authors of cap and trade don't want to develop all american energy resources. they want to start the energy race with china and india two laps behind as opposed to three laps ahead. the more energy america can produce, the stronger the american economy will be. energy development creates jobs, not just green jobs, but real red, white, and blue jobs. we need to keep all the american jobs we can. we need them all, and the solution rests on our shores. thank you, madam chairman. >> thank you, sena
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
the same health care and food as boys. in india, for example, girls are less likely to be vaccinated that be boys and are take on the the hospital only when they are sicker. the girls in india from 1 to 5 years of age are 50% more likely to die than boys their age. in addition, ultra sound machines have allowed a pregnant woman to find out the sex of her own fetus and then get an abortion if it's female. the global statistics on the abuse of girls are numbing. it appears that more girls and women are now missing from the planet precisely because they are female than men were killed on the batting field in all of the wars of the 20th century. so with a new administration in power and with a female woman heading the state department, how should u.s. priorities on women's issues internationally change? guest: the secretary of state hillary clinton is doing a marvelous job of highlighting the issue of women's equality around the world. one thing that we need to do in this country is the united states senate needs to ratify the united nations women's convention, the convention on the elim
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
and public memorials are being planned for him. india's health minister wants people to watch tv instead of having sex. it is the latest government effort to control india's population. the health minister says if they put electricity into every village, couples will fall asleep watching tv late nights, instead of making babies. some say it could help but it's no replacement for education and access to contraception. >>> in the story, apparently they talk to a man who has 23 children. and. >> and one wife? wow! >> i don't know about the wife part. >> 23. wow. all right. some car shoppers are going to dealerships to take advantage of the cash for clunkers. but when you show up, it's so popular. what happens if you show up and trade in your car and there is nothing really for you to choose from? >> and that's how popular this program has been. there are some lawmakers who have said at some of the dealership lots, the most popular cars are gone, but they still really want to use this program and accomplish its goals. so four weeks along, looking at an on-the-fly fix from the transportation
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
the same weekend one of india's biggest move i stars was reportedly detained for two hours. it happened at newark's airport after immigration officials spotted the word khan in .s name. the bollywood superstar was on his way to chicago when he was held for questioning. customs officials d ieny the clm and say he was questioned for a little over an hour as part of a standard process for screening foreign travelers. coincidentally, khan was heading to chicago to promote his new film about racial profiling. >>> up next on "news 4 today," grab the sunscreen. it's going to be a sweltering sunday. chuck bell's full forecast coming up next. >>> and he dominated in college. the nationals betting he'll do the same for them. details of a record-setting offer coming up. >>> their canvas is a concrete wall. 100 artists creating one massive work of art in northeast. they are painting a mural in the edgewood neighborhood. when they are done, the mural will be longer than a football field. artists of all ages andarying talents are taking part. if you would like to have a look, just hop on the train. y
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 1:00pm EDT
as a senior adviser in the state department of south asia bureau where she buys them on india- pakistan relations. she served with the cia as a political analyst on south asia. she is also a political ambassador in the early 1990's. she earned honors from the cia for her analytical work on indo- pakistani relations. speaking just before her will be in someone who has studied afghanistan since the soviet invasion of 1979. his fourth book on afghanistan, "afghanistan the graveyard of empires" will be published next year. he has testified before with house and senate committees and is a frequent visitor to the region. most recently, he was in afghanistan most -- last december. he served as a talking head on cnn, tbs, fox news, and many other media outlets. his work on afghanistan was recognized by the soviet government which awarded him the titles of "musharraf also fire of history -- boucgouis faslifier of histort." aren't second speaker was the for moline project was the former analyst at the u.s. department of state. he's also a professor emeritus at the university of thillinois. before
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
for the soviets and the agencies failure to accurately monitor the development of nuclear weapons in india and pakistan. they have seen a new urgency since the 9/11 attacks but has also faced serious questions over the iraq war and handling of terrorist suspects. >>> a new report that we've been telling you about will detail the abuses inside. what do you think about it? do you think this type of information could actually put u.s. troops in war zoons in even more danger? we'd love to know your thoughts. post them on our blog at cnn.com/heidi. >>> after initial praise from international observers, rumors are beginning to circulate about widespread fraud in afghanistan's presidential elections. here is more from kabul. atia, are we getting preliminary results just yet? >> reporter: well, we hear that they are trickling in at the moment and when and who is supporting whom for this campaign at the moment, we had an interview earlier today with dr. abdullah abdullah and he's accusing of mass fraud. not just for afghanistans but also americans. let's listen to what he has to say. >> i think tha
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2009 2:00am EDT
the whole thing when music -- churchill may have read the whole thing when he was in india. [unintelligible] he is very right about a lot of things, too. it is splendid reading. and then burkeeveryone would lis book on their list, but i hope all of you have read and absorbed. if you have not, i encourage you to do so. the first time i came to washington and that started interacting with my fellow conservatives, i thought you must not have read this book. there is a party that was thrown by a famous person right now. he had a celebration the french revolution party, because it was a great show of libertarianism and democracy. i said you have got to be kidding. i thought it was crazy then and i think it is crazy now. it seems to be vital and crucial and true, things that people take the wrong way. the age of chivalry is gone. how many conservatives today actually have no problem with that? how many of us today would say -- the great thing about burke is that he is so [unintelligible] never more [unintelligible] it kept the spirit of an exalted freedom. who talks like that now? he also support
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2009 12:30am EDT
to other countries like india or thailand for medical tourism. >> one of the many ads ot issue of health care. americans for prosperity took a look at the canadian system. we'll watch it, come back, and get your reaction. >> i survived a brain tumor. but if i had relied on my government, i would be dead. i'm a canadian citizen. and as i got worse, my government health care system told me i had to wait six months to see a specialist. in six months i would have died. >> some patients wait a year for vital surgeries. delays that can be deadly. >> many drugs and treatments are not available because government says patients aren't worth it. >> i'm here today because i was able to travel to the u.s. where i received world class treatment. government health care isn't the answer and it sure isn't free. >> now, washington wants to bring canadian style health care to the u.s. but government should never come between your family and your doctor. learn more at patients united now.com. >> my advice to americans, as patients it's your care. don't give up your rights. >> until earlier this month, u we
FOX News
Aug 25, 2009 11:00am EDT
, and india. jane: concerns today about flood controls built to protect new orleans in the wake of a hurricane. a federal investigation found that they may not work. the army corps of engineers installed new pumps after katrina and were supposed to be able to pump millions of gallons of water out of the city, which is below sea level. they were not tested, and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. now the federal office of special counsel calls them unreliable. the army corps of engineers could have saved for another $30 million buying equipment proven to work. so far, the court has declined comment on this study. we will let you know if they do make a statement. jon: harris faulkner continues with breaking news on the throgg's neck bridge in new york city. >> this is been the scene of real problem since the start of the renovation on this bridge. today, it actually includes a fatality. this is the scene we have been showing you all morning long. a worker has fallen near craned -- near a crane. work has been done on this heavily traveled bridge, and it just reopened recently to heavy trucks af
FOX
Aug 19, 2009 7:00am EDT
will be on display. >> how beautiful. >>> sri lanka and india teaming up with the national zoo this weekend. >> and holly morris is learning what is going on on the asia elephant day celebration. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there will be a lot going on on saturday, for you to enjoy and celebrate all that the asian elephants have to offer here at the national zoo. and they are coming over to be on tv with us to show their best sides. in the yard with me, i should say, besides these two, is tony bargeel who is the curator for large mammals. so let's talk about what is going on on saturday and the importance of the day. >> great. yeah. well saturday we're celebrating the asian elephants and there is so much to talk about here. we want to talk to people and help bring people in to celebrate with us, to talk about the conservation stories and the important research here at the zoo and in the range countries. >> and why should we care? >> well we care about them because they are amazing animals. there are only 35-50,000 asian elephants left in the wild. >> reporter: which is n
CBS
Aug 1, 2009 8:00am EDT
of people drop their babies from a roof of a shrine in india. they are dingled and dropped about 50 feet on to a bedsheet. they believe it ensures good health. the childs right activists are outraged, but no babies were hurt. we have a check on the weather. >> i'm dying here. that video was -- >> i know. you see the look in the baby's eyes. >> wow! man! they are dropping babies. guys, we welcome you here to the plaza and thank you for coming out. i encourage you if you are at home to join me. we will take a look at the weather in the mid-section of the country with the storms and big time heat again for the pacific northwest. pop up showers and storms as well around florida and portions of the coast. that's a look at the national picture and here's a closer look at the weather for your weekend. . >> i'm still recover for example that dropping baby video. >> record high temps in parts of the country can translate into record high electric bills, but we have simple tips to help you cut cost by hundreds of dollars. we will save you big time money, up next. this is "the early show" here on c
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 7:00am EDT
, but usually alone or with their mom. chelsea clinton with her mother, india, many places. this is the first in recent memory that i've seen where they travel as a family. with the father. this is a great opportunity to see some places and learn some things. i would say that this is a family that likes to be together. >> i'm always mindful that the pressures of the job not get in the way of me spending time with malia and sasha. >> reporter: but is the travel inappropriate at a time of recession? katie couric asked the president. >> do i think the american people think that, because those hardships, i shouldn't spend a little time with my daughters? i don't think that's how the american people think about it. >> reporter: the obamas see this as a family learning experience to travel with their children, and the white house points out that the obamas pay for all the travel costs associated with the children's travel. and camp obama, by the way, isn't over. it continues next week at martha's vineyard. julie? >> can i enroll? you and me both, bill. bill plante outside the white house. thanks a
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and china, india and age of the most in escaping poverty even if it meant greater hardship to the middle class, the u.s. and europe. but if you look past nationality, what is wrong with helping the poorest in the world first? finally, always hold last is an explanation of the situation you don't completely understand an accusation that those who participated in our cost the crisis were somehow irrational or even stupid. i work with these folks on wall street for ten years and i can promise you there are many things-- they are many things that they are not stupid. similarily to blame the crisis on wall street by calling wall streeters greedy to me seems to miss the point. greed is what wall street does and has always done. there is no wall street without greed. why else would someone watch his life disappear as he watched a 19-inch computer screen only to grab a morsel or crumb of profit in try to get rich off of it. greed his been in our genes for hundreds of thousands of years. the genes have not mutated so they in the last 30 years to make is more greedy. and to those behavioral econom
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 7:00am EDT
. gobbing infants from the roof of a mosque in india. >> alysin: line? >> clayton: hundreds of babies under the age of two or shaken in the air like that for being dropped off the roof of the b merger got the shrine in western india. despite protests from child's local officials say there are no reports of injuries. steve i would never got to the why. there are 5w's in the news story >> clayton: brings good luck to the child for the rest of their life. she won that one doesn't look like he feels he is lucky speak either need therapy to rest of their lives. >> clayton: the best part is you grow up, you don't know you got dropped off a roof. a jimmy, when you're just a baby we dropped you off the roof of "fox news" building out here beside that's not healthy. let's talk health care reform. it takes a huge step forward on friday. the house fortunate last-minute compromise. joining us from washington is caroline shively. caroline, this book came in very late. a long busy day in the house, right? >> right, the vote did not come down until after 10:00 o'clock. the house commerce committee voted o
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2009 2:00am EDT
sweetheart and i will be going on a journey in november to vietnam and india and sri lanka because i want to among other things come and get more of an understanding of how we can start to feed more people and make them more healthy so that when you do coded visit them you are not looking a lot of the impoverished people. you were looking at people who could look back at you and say, what is it? so i have been very interested in this organization called heifer international. >> host: heifer? >> guest: heifer da capo. they have come up with an incredible thing in a catalog, the most important catalog he will ever receive and it is because you can order water buffalo, the cows, chickens, ducks, pigs, rabbits, all kinds of animals and you can arrange for them to be sent to people who don't have them, and then someone will go to them and teach them how to take care of them, how to get milk and make cheese and how to sell your profit and then, when your animal has a child, whatever, a calf or a pig, then you give that to your neighbor, give that to somebody else in the community. i am deeply c
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
in the united states but around the world, we are working in india and africana and other developing countries to train professionals. the combination of insurance coverage and trained professionals is going to be absolutely key. that we are going to get kids on the right trajectory and we need to look step-by-step throughout the life span, how we can continue to support people with autism to become the most productive citizens they can. >> thank you, interesting and helpful analysis of some of the options we should seriously consider. ms. boyd, you were seeking recognition and i was going to, you next. >> with the task force in mississippi because of our financial situation of many of our parents, early intervention programs, presently don't cover behavioral services. and a program that is out there federally, it needs to include behavioral services because many of these children are starting to be identified very early. i can anecdotally speak to the success of that, we were getting some therapy, i met catalina. her mother recognized signs and symptoms that eight months, began behavioral the
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
to the afghan state. they see the regime as being overly friendly towards india, so they are sheltering these as an asset on behalf of pakistan. it will be difficult to be successful meaningfully in afghanistan as long as group like this network and the taliban continue to be harbored without interference on the pakistani side of the border. host: this morning this writer writes the article saying "american officials have grown increasingly disenchanted with karzai's leadership of the past five years. " guest: yes, it is certainly cause for concern. one of the things we realized this summer is that governments, the ability to govern, or degree to which is correct, or taking predatory actions -- this is a winner of this position. will not fall to the network or the taliban anytime soon, but we have been discharged and largely by the way, some of the behavior that thoughkarzai government has engaged -- that the karzai has engaged in of the last few years. the corruption. everywhere i went this past summer, every direction -- all over afghanistan, each identified government corruption. we
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2009 7:00am EDT
percentage of the nuclear weapons and still do. i am not sure exactly when india and pakistan became a clear powers, but certainly there are continual threat today. ronald reagan worked hard on non-proliferation as well as negotiating the soviets to eliminate an entire class of nuclear weapons. the intermediate range nuclear forces that the soviets had it directed toward cities in western europe, and he did that successfully. those weapons were eliminated. the first time in the united states history that the number of nuclear weapons has actually declined on both the soviet and u.s. side. guest: this is the key thing. it happened 20 years ago. up until that time all the other people were getting more and more nuclear weapons. in fact, about 95% came from the soviet union and the u.s. ronald reagan work on it for seven years and finally got the soviets to agree with him. they dropped down about 50% of all their nuclear weapons. it made things a lot better for everyone. it was not finished. there was a lot more work that had to begin. as it happened during the last 20 years not that much was b
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